Meet our team
Sara Nightingale, Program Coordinator
Sara Nightingale has been Program Coordinator with TIES since August 2017. Prior to her employment at TIES, Sara worked on the Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit with St. Luke's Hospital as a Youth Counselor for almost 2 years. Sara has a Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from The University of Iowa. Sara currently holds a temporary Mental Health Counselor license with the State of Iowa. Throughout her career, Sara has worked primarily in the non-profit field. She has been involved in mentoring programs both as an employee and mentor, worked in child serving agencies, and organizations helping both adults and youth with mental health diagnoses. Sara has lived in Iowa for most of her life but has also lived in Chicago, IL and Massachusetts. She enjoys learning and teaching new things, reading, being outside (but only when it is warm), traveling, and visiting friends and family all over the world.
Jalie Chapman, Case Manager
Jalie has been a Case Manager with TIES since March 2021. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from the University of Northern Iowa where she also completed a minor in Criminology. For the past 5 years she has enjoyed working in various roles with children ranging in age from 8 weeks to 17 years old. Through her experience she has gained a variety of skills to support children in learning and achieving their goals. Prior to her employment at TIES Jalie worked as a Lead 4-year-old Teacher as well as a Youth Counselor. In her free time Jalie enjoys visiting family and friends as well as spending time with her husband and their two dogs. She also enjoys being outside especially in the fall, sewing, thrifting, and decorating her home.